Waves L2 Ultramaximizer Plug-in

Brickwall Stereo Peak Limiter and Level Maximizer with Look-Ahead - Mac/PC AAX Native, RTAS, AudioSuite, VST, AU, SoundGrid
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Waves L2 Ultramaximizer Plug-in
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Take Control of Your Dynamics

The industry-standard peak limiter and level maximizer, Waves' L2 Ultramaximizer gives you sophisticated look-ahead brickwall peak limiting, level maximization, and ultra-high resolution in a user-friendly plug-in. Whether mastering your latest hit or putting the finishing touches on a television commercial or motion picture trailer: you need the L2.

Mastering is the all-important make-or-break final stage of your recording process, and the L2 Ultramaximizer is your indispensable mastering tool. Powerful brickwall limiting is routinely employed in the mastering process, but it may also be used as a cool effect (for instance, to flatten a piano track - think Beatles). Whatever the use, the L2 takes the guesswork out of mastering by automatically and optimally maximizing the volume of your mixes.

The L2's look-ahead functionality allows the limiter to "see" peaks before they occur, resulting in ultra-accurate peak limiting. Maintain complete mastery over your sound with the L2's Quantize, Dither Type, Link, Release, and Shaping controls. Auto Release sets your release time automatically, optimized for the program material. Precise input, output, and attenuation meters keep you informed and make critical adjustments a breeze. No studio is complete without a trusty stereo limiter, and the Waves L2 is the weapon of choice for pro studios worldwide. Get the Waves L2 Ultramaximizer plug-in and take control of your dynamics.

Waves L2 Ultramaximizer Peak Limiter and Level Maximizer Plug-in Features at a Glance:
  • Powerful look-ahead brickwall peak limiting and level maximization
  • Manual and Automatic Release Control (ARC)
  • Increased Digital Resolution (IDR) with double precision
  • Bit re-quantization and dither with 9th-order noise-shaping filter
  • Double-precision bit resolution processing
  • Resolution: Up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution
  • Mono and Stereo components
  • Mac/PC compatible
Master your sound with L2, the industry standard peak limiter and level maximizer plug-in!

Tech Specs

Software Type Limiter/Maximizer
Platform Mac, PC
Upgrade/Full Full
Download/Boxed Download
Bit Depth 64-bit
Format AAX Native, RTAS, AudioSuite, VST, AU, SoundGrid
Hardware Requirements - Mac Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 / Xeon or higher, 4 GB RAM minimum
Hardware Requirements - PC Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 / Xeon or higher, 4 GB RAM minimum
OS Requirements - Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later
OS Requirements - PC Windows 7 SP1 or later
Manufacturer Part Number V5-L2T4A

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easy to use like 1176 is but super great quality. im happy with my purchase:D
Music background: Studio and Live sound engineer

Same plug in I'v been using for 12 years

I use this 2 or 3 times per song when mastering Live recordings, and every studio Master.. Usually start with this, and soft compress a track to a level of -3.0 ... before using the C-4 and MaxxBass.. and then again to bring the level up the rest of the way (after a few other trick) to-0.5 (because if you put it at zero, when you convert it to mp3 it will soft clip) This plug in is my #1 favorite necessity. Its the finisher.. The closer.... the top'er off'er... WORTH EVERY PENNY, if you like to buy these sort of things at full price.. I purchased the Diamond Bundle years ago and use about 5 of the plug ins.. Works the best with Sony Sound Forge (I still use and like 9)
Music background: 25 year Musician
See also: Compression Software, Waves, Waves Plug-ins: Dynamics, Waves Mastering Software